Teaching Order of the Tenses; Backshift. Anett Fellner 9 May 2014. Beginner:. Past Simple (Unit 7,8 – Past, Places). Present Simple (Unit 4 ,5 – Life, Routines):. 3A Read the article again and find the past form of the verbs below.
9 May 2014
Past Simple (Unit 7,8 – Past, Places)
Present Simple (Unit 4 ,5 – Life, Routines):
3A Read the article again and find the past form of the verbs below.
start started – dance, move, cry, laugh, walk, arrive, stop, talk, listen, wait, play
1. He/She/It + verb + ___
2. With have: use he/she/it + ______
3. With verbs ending –chand –o: use verb + ___
2A Write the past forms of the verbs. Use the text in exercise 1B to help. Check the meaning of any new words.
meet met – come, take, think, become, break, go, have, sit, say
4A Complete the sentences with a verb in the positive or negative.
Present Perfect (Unit 12– Experiences)
Present Continuous (Unit 8– Now):
3A Look at the sentence and underline the correct alternative to complete the rule.
I’ve been to Guatemala and I’ve climbed that volcano.
A Have you ever met a famous person?
B Yes, I have. I met a famous actor last year.
A Really? Who did you meet?
Future Simple (Unit 3)
Present Perfect Continuous (Unit 7 – Success)
Past Continuous (Unit 5 – Travel)
7A Make sentences with the prompts.
I was running when it started to snow. So I went home.
6A Read the sentences below. Underline examples of the present perfect simple and present perfect continuous.
Future Perfect and Future Perfect Continues (Unit 6 – Age)
Past Perfect and Past Perfect Continuous (Unit 4– Stories):
4A Look at the sentences from Laura’s letter. Which one talks about.
a, I’ll have changed a lot.
b, I bet when I get this, it’ll be raining
3A Read the first paragraph of Starfish again and underline examples of the past simple; the past continuous; the past perfect and the past perfect continuous.
7 Put the paragraph below into reported speech. Begin each sentence with He told me or He said.Backshift:
6 Compare the words spoken to the reported sentences and answer questions 1-2 below.